The Journal of Silk is the leading peer reviewed Journal for silk research in China, and the only journal that covers all aspects of silk technology and culture in China. It is  devoted to promoting the fundamental, theoretical and applied knowledge in raw materials, manufacture, product, market, industry and culture related to silkworm and silk in China. The Journal serves authors and subscribers worldwide, and it is selective in accepting contributions on the basis of merit, novelty and originality.
Manuscripts are welcomed from industrial laboratories, government research centers, universities, private research organizations, and independent scientists.

Aims and Scope

The primary mission of Journal of Silk is to promote innovation and fundamental understanding in the science, technology and culture of silk by providing a medium for communication of peer-reviewed research papers. The topics of papers range from Frontier in Industry and Development Strategy, Theoretical Research and Technical Application, Design And Product Development, Industry History and Culture related to silkworm cocoon and silk.
It is internationally recognized as a vehicle for the publication of theoretical and technological papers on the subjects allied to all aspects of Silk. Regular sections in the journal include reviews, original research and reports, feature articles, short communications and book reviews.


silk, silkworm, cocoon, dyes, textiles, culture, cloth, jacquard, loom,

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